This Week's Hot Headlines

Hot new weekend getaway tops this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories

Hot new weekend getaway tops this week's most-read Fort Worth stories

Hotel Lucy, Granbury
Hotel Lucy is a sophisticated new boutique hotel opening on Labor Day weekend in Granbury. Photo by Nancy Farrar
USAF Thunderbirds planes jets
The Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, scheduled for October 17 and 18, will be a drive-in experience for 2020.  Photo courtesy of USAF Thunderbirds
Moxies
Moxie's knows what Texas likes.  Photo courtesy of Moxie's
H-E-B MacGregor Market
H-E-B is among the top companies in the world for customer service.  Photo by Dave Rossman
McKinley's Fine Bakery and Cafe
They were known for their house-baked sweets and their chicken salad sandwich. Photo by Malcolm Mayhew
Hotel Lucy, Granbury
USAF Thunderbirds planes jets
Moxies
H-E-B MacGregor Market
McKinley's Fine Bakery and Cafe

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. Stunning new Hotel Lucy brings uptown panache to small-town Granbury. Granbury has long been a delightful destination for a quick getaway from Fort Worth. But an exquisite new boutique hotel just might make visitors rethink the “quick” part. There’s so much to love at Hotel Lucy, guests may want to stay and play for days.

2. North Texas' first drive-in air show takes flight in Fort Worth for 2020. The annual Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show is locking in on this year's hottest entertainment trend — the drive-in experience — for its 2020 edition. Scheduled for October 17 and 18 at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, the 30th-anniversary event will be North Texas’ first drive-in air show.

3. Sports bar concept from Dallas Stars owner touches down in Southlake. Canadian sports-bar restaurant Moxie's Grill & Bar has a new location in Dallas-Fort Worth that's just about ready to roll. The restaurant will open at Southlake Town Square, in the former Cafe Express space at 1472 Main St. According to a release, it will open in September.

4. 3 favorite Texas companies ranked best by American consumers. A company relocating to the Dallas-Fort Worth area is bringing with it a good reputation for customer experiences. A new report from professional services firm KPMG called "U.S. Customer Experience Excellence Report" ranks financial services provider Charles Schwab the 10th best brand in the U.S. It joins two other beloved Texas brands on the prestigious list, including a beloved grocery store.

5. Sweet McKinley's Bakery and Cafe in Fort Worth closes up shop. A Fort Worth bakery-cafe is shutting its doors: McKinley's Bakery and Cafe, which had been open at University Park Village for more than a decade, is closing, probably by the beginning of September.